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Index Alpha-2-HS-glycoprotein

alpha-2-HS-glycoprotein (AHSG) also known as fetuin-A is a protein that in humans is encoded by the AHSG gene. [1]

14 relations: Albumin, Calcium, Calcium phosphate, Cerebral cortex, Choroid plexus, Endocytosis, Fetuin, Fetuin-B, Gene, Glycoprotein, Hepatocyte, Membrane transport protein, Phosphate, Protein.


The albumins (formed from Latin: albumen "(egg) white; dried egg white") are a family of globular proteins, the most common of which are the serum albumins.

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Calcium is a chemical element with symbol Ca and atomic number 20.

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Calcium phosphate

Calcium phosphate is a family of materials and minerals containing calcium ions (Ca2+) together with inorganic phosphate anions.

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Cerebral cortex

The cerebral cortex is the largest region of the cerebrum in the mammalian brain and plays a key role in memory, attention, perception, cognition, awareness, thought, language, and consciousness.

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Choroid plexus

The choroid plexus is a plexus of cells that produces the cerebrospinal fluid in the ventricles of the brain.

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Endocytosis is a form of bulk transport in which a cell transports molecules (such as proteins) into the cell (endo- + cytosis) by engulfing them in an energy-using process.

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Fetuins are blood proteins that are made in the liver and secreted into the bloodstream.

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Fetuin-B is a protein that in humans is encoded by the FETUB gene.

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In biology, a gene is a sequence of DNA or RNA that codes for a molecule that has a function.

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Glycoproteins are proteins that contain oligosaccharide chains (glycans) covalently attached to amino acid side-chains.

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A hepatocyte is a cell of the main parenchymal tissue of the liver.

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Membrane transport protein

A membrane transport protein (or simply transporter) is a membrane protein involved in the movement of ions, small molecules, or macromolecules, such as another protein, across a biological membrane.

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A phosphate is chemical derivative of phosphoric acid.

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Proteins are large biomolecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpha-2-HS-glycoprotein

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